Here’s a look at some local news:
Participants of the Copper Country Senior Olympics gathered together last Saturday to celebrate their achievements in the National Senior Olympics held in Albuquerque this year. In addition, individuals were recognized who played important roles behind the scenes. Fred Baca, board president, opened the event followed by: presentation of Colors by the Vietnam Veterans Post 358; the National Anthem, sung by Lorraine Anglin; the Pledge of Allegiance led by Alfred Ogas; and the Invocation by Deacon Bill Holguin. Silver City Ken Ladner addressed the attendees before a meal was served. The evening finished off with award recognitions followed by live music and dancing.
The Town of Hurley held a workshop this week to take suggestions from residents regarding an ordinance titled 23C, “creating and maintaining a public nuisance unlawful.” According to the Silver City Daily Press, the ordinance is on hold until all revisions are made and finalized. Residents that have received a letter mentioning a violation of this ordinance were told to ignore it and that the letters should not have been sent out.
A incoming Deming High School freshman, Maximilianio Hultsch Martinez, earned a national title at the Ninth Annual Spanish Spelling Bee hosted by the Colorado Association for Bilingual Education held in Denver, Colorado. Martinez competed with 40 other students from all over the United States. After hours of competition, Martinez was declared a co-champion along with eight other competitors.
There will be a special meeting of the Silver Consolidated Schools Board of Education on Monday, August 26th at the Administration Building located at 2810 North Swan Street in Silver City. The meeting begins at 5:30 P.M. and topics will include approval of an RFP for OT Services and other items as reflected on the agenda. A copy of the agenda can be obtained 72 hours in advance of the meeting by going to silverschools.org.
This has been a look at some of today’s local news. Thank you for listening to Silver City Radio.